Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees MLB Major League Baseball Betting Preview

Share |

The Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees will conclude their three game series from the American League East on Thursday night. The Rays and Yankees first pitch in this Major League Baseball game played at Yankees Stadium will be at 7PM Eastern Time and MLB Network provides the live national television broadcast.

Bet the Rays and Yankees tonight at Oddsmaker sportsbook, where bettors can now claim their 100% Match Bonus up to $1000. Sign up today and get into the excitement of watching and wagering on Major League Baseball plus bet into the best lines in the business with Dime Line wagering!

The current odds posted at Oddsmaker has the home team New York Yankees favored by -140 odds with the road team Tampa Bay Rays the underdog at +130 odds. The over under is hung at 8 runs. Run line bettors betting on the New York Yankees and laying the -1 ½ runs will get back +145 odds for their wager. Those who prefer to take the +1 ½ runs on the side of the Tampa Bay Rays will lay -165 odds for their run line wager.

Tonight’s pitching match up will send left hander David Price to the hill for the Rays as he will oppose the Yankee ace in left hander C.C. Sabathia. Price has had a solid season for Tampa Bay in 2012 with a record of 7-3 in his eleven starts with a rock solid ERA of 2.44. C.C. Sabathia is 7-2 in his eleven starts on the year with an ERA of 3.68. Sabathia has enjoyed tremendous run support in his games as Yankee batters are pushing across six runs per game in his starts.

The Yankees are 2-0 versus Tampa Bay in this three game series. The Rays bats have been ice cold as the team has scored just one run combined over the two games. Tampa Bay has dropped six of their past eight games. New York is heading the opposite direction with three straight win and five wins over their past six games. The Yankees have continued in 2012 their dominance against left handed pitching as the team pushes across over 5 ½ runs per game and has a team batting average of .275 on the season. Rays pitcher David Price has struggled in recent outings against the Yankees lineup as the southpaw has given up 12 earned runs with 22 hits in 17 1/3rd innings of work in his past three starts against the pinstripes.

Comments are closed.